Claudio Teehankee Foundation Launches Chief Justice Teehankee’s Birth Year Centennial

May 19, 2018
By: 
Danielle Joanna C. Gaite, Third Year, Ateneo Law School

By Danielle Joanna C. Gaite, Third Year, Ateneo Law School

On April 18, 2018, the Claudio Teehankee Foundation launched its yearlong Centenary celebration of the birth of the late Chief Justice Claudio Teehankee.
 
The day began with a Mass in the St. Thomas More Chapel, officiated by Fr. Norberto “Kit” Bautista, S.J. The guests then proceeded to the fourth floor lobby of the Ateneo Professional Schools for a short program. The program began with the singing of the national anthem and a moving invocation led by the Ateneo Law School Choir. Afterwards, all guests, faculty members, and students present were welcomed by Atty. Joseph R. Migriño, the Executive Director of the Center.
 
The Center, through its Professorial Chair, Atty. Ma. Ngina Teresa Chan-Gonzaga also awarded the winners of the Case Quote Competition launched last March to remember the best teachings of Chief Justice Teehankee as immortalized in his decisions. This was opened to law students from all over the country.
 
Drexie Mae Sario (Manila Law College), James Clifford Santos, and Ernest Elach Eleazar (both from Ateneo Law School) were proclaimed as winners. Each winner received a cash prize of P2,500. Two special awardees, Rehne Gibb Larena (University of San Carlos) and Ludovico K. Delloro, Jr. (University of Nueva Caceres) received P1,500 each.
 
The audience was then regaled by a violin and piano accompaniment by Ms. Jezreel Chan and Ms. Jayce Villanueva.
 
After the intermission, Chief Justice Hilario Davide, Jr., the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation, gave a message detailing timeless lessons from the Chief Justice’s life before formally opening the Centennial Year. Ambassador Manuel A.J. Teehankee, one of the Trustees of the Foundation and the son of the late Chief Justice launched the Calendar of Activities. The event ended with Closing Remarks from the incoming Dean of the Ateneo Law School, Atty. Jose Maria Hofileña.

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  • Claudio Teehankee Foundation Launches Chief Justice Teehankee’s Birth Year Centennial
    Saturday, May 19, 2018

    By Danielle Joanna C. Gaite, Third Year, Ateneo Law School

    On April 18, 2018, the Claudio Teehankee Foundation launched its yearlong Centenary celebration of the birth of the late Chief Justice Claudio Teehankee.
     
    The day began with a Mass in the St. Thomas More Chapel, officiated by Fr. Norberto “Kit” Bautista, S.J. The guests then proceeded to the fourth floor lobby of the Ateneo Professional Schools for a short program. The program began with the singing of the national anthem and a moving invocation led by the Ateneo Law School Choir. Afterwards, all guests, faculty members, and students present were welcomed by Atty. Joseph R. Migriño, the Executive Director of the Center.
     
    The Center, through its Professorial Chair, Atty. Ma. Ngina Teresa Chan-Gonzaga also awarded the winners of the Case Quote Competition launched last March to remember the best teachings of Chief Justice Teehankee as immortalized in his decisions. This was opened to law students from all over the country.
     
    Drexie Mae Sario (Manila Law College), James Clifford Santos, and Ernest Elach Eleazar (both from Ateneo Law School) were proclaimed as winners. Each winner received a cash prize of P2,500. Two special awardees, Rehne Gibb Larena (University of San Carlos) and Ludovico K. Delloro, Jr. (University of Nueva Caceres) received P1,500 each.
     
    The audience was then regaled by a violin and piano accompaniment by Ms. Jezreel Chan and Ms. Jayce Villanueva.
     
    After the intermission, Chief Justice Hilario Davide, Jr., the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation, gave a message detailing timeless lessons from the Chief Justice’s life before formally opening the Centennial Year. Ambassador Manuel A.J. Teehankee, one of the Trustees of the Foundation and the son of the late Chief Justice launched the Calendar of Activities. The event ended with Closing Remarks from the incoming Dean of the Ateneo Law School, Atty. Jose Maria Hofileña.